Noochy Crisp™, Gnosis by Lesaffre’s crispy nutritional yeast, was awarded Best Tasting Functional Food at the Vitafoods Europe event in October 2021.
For the past 20 years, this annual event has brought together companies in the nutraceutical industry to reward the most innovative players. Gnosis by Lesaffre created the first extruded nutritional yeast in the form of a small crisp.
With Noochy Crisp™’s unique texture, consumers will discover new ways to enjoy nooch, which can be added to soups and salads or used as an ingredient for cereal bars. With an excellent nutritional profile that scored an ‘A’ on the Nutri-Score scale*, Noochy Crisp™ is a food product that best responds to the nutritional concerns of today’s consumers. It contains nutrients such as zinc, fiber, and protein. With this new product, Gnosis by Lesaffre follows the general trend in the booming nutritional yeast market, which saw a growth of 36% in 2020**.
Noochy Crisp™ was the result of three years of work, a project carried out as part of across-site collaboration between Lesaffre group experts and the teams at Gnosis by Lesaffre.
*European nutrition label that shows the nutritional quality of food products.
** ln-house analysis, Gnosis by Lesaffre.
About Gnosis by Lesaffre
Gnosis by Lesaffre harnesses the power of microorganisms and biotransformation processes like fermentation to cultivate nutritional actives, probiotics, and nutritional and functional yeasts that benefit human health and wellbeing. The team draws on its focused research and applications capabilities to collaborate with nutraceutical and pharmaceutical brands to develop game-changing products for their customers.